Ottawa Craft Beer Run returns on Saturday June 17th

The Ottawa Craft Beer Run is back on Saturday June 17th for it’s 3rd year. It will once again be held at Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park. 
Information from the organizers:

The Ottawa Craft Beer Run is back for its third year! Join us on Saturday June 17, 2017 for a 5K run/walk. The event starts at Aberdeen Pavilion and takes you along Queen Elizabeth Drive with great views of the Rideau Canal. The route loops back and finishes at the Ottawa Beer Fest.

Your run registration includes your celebratory Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. craft beer, festival glass, tank top or t-shirt, finisher medal, chip timing by Sport Stats and a weekend pass to the festival.

Early bird pricing ends on April 23, 2017!

The Ottawa Craft Beer Run is a charity run and has already raised over $10,000 for local charities. Proceeds from this year’s event are going to the Parkdale Food Centre.

For more information visit their website or follow them oFacebook

New Beer Festival in Orleans June 9th-11th! 

The Orleans Craft Beer Festival will be at Centrum Plaza from June 9th to June 11th. It will bring together craft breweries, local food artisans and some fantastic music to the east end of the city!

The festival will be  divided into sessions as follows :

Session #1 – Friday June 9th from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Live music by Little Bones! Must be +19 to access festival grounds. 

Session #2 – Saturday June 10th from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Live music by Eric Eggleston! Must be +19 to access festival grounds.

Session #3 – Saturday June 10th from 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM. Live music by Ryan MacIntyre! Must be +19 to access festival grounds.

Session #4 – Sunday June 11th from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. DJ Atherton Live! Sunday is a family friendly day and all kids under the age of 19 will be able to access the festival grounds for free. 

For more information and to purchase tickets visit their website:

Craft Beer Tasting @ the Pump

Mark your calendars!
After a short hiatus to welcome our new baby girl, we are back to offer a Craft beer tasting on March 26th at Lieutenants Pump on Elgin!!

If you’d like to learn more about craft beer while sampling some brews and munching on some tasty charcuterie, grab a ticket!

Tickets are $40 for (6) 7oz beer samples + charcuterie.

Available via Eventbrite

2 Upcoming Beer Tastings

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We’re excited to announce 2 upcoming guided beer tastings – both very different but guaranteed to be a great time!! Click on the event below for more information/to purchase tickets

SUN, 7 AUG AT 3:00 PM, Beer Tasting @ The Pump

SAT, 13 AUG AT 7:00 PM, Diefenbunker Beer Tasting

Here are some of the things we like to discuss during our tastings:

– The brewing process from A to Z

– How to taste beer

– Beer serving tips

– Beer style identities – the characteristics of each style

– the Ottawa brewing scene

– Beer History

– Whatever beer-y topic may interest you!!!

For additional information or to book your own tasting, please contact

3rd Annual Hop on the bus to the Hop Farm with Barley’s Angels! *Co-ed Event

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Barley’s Angels Ottawa – will be hopping on a big yellow school bus and heading to the Bedard-Brunet family hop farm once again this year to learn all about hops and the harvest.

This is one of their only Co-ed events of the year!!!


Here is the full itinerary for the day:

1:00 pm – PIck up at Real Canadian Superstore, Westboro (parking lot near LCBO)
1:45 pm – Arrive at Hop farm
1:45 – 2:45pm Buggy ride to the farm
3:00 – 5:00pm Hoplympics – Barleys Angels and co. will pair up with breweries to complete fun-filled tasks
5:00 pm dinner
7:00 leave farm to head back to Ottawa

7:45- 8:00 Drop off back at Superstore

So grab your ticket on Eventbrite and get ready for a fun-filled + educational beer-y day!